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ELECTION: Early returns show Prop. 1 losing

ELECTION: Early returns show Prop. 1 losing

The first round of returns has been released by King County Elections, and Proposition No. 1, a Sales and Use Tax for Metro Transit, is losing by nearly 11 percent – a deficit that may be hard to overcome. If... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast raises over $92,000

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast raises over $92,000

Last Friday morning (April 18), 230 people gathered at Cedarbrook Lodge in SeaTac to support the Highline Schools Foundation at its annual Gold Star Awards Breakfast…

LOST: Female Yorkie, last seen Sunday, April 20 near the Burien Goodwill

LOST: Female Yorkie, last seen Sunday, April 20 near the Burien Goodwill

BTB Reader Kim Sturts wants everyone to be on the lookout for her lost female Yorkie, last seen on Sunday, April 20: “We lost our dog out of our yard on the edge of Burien and Seatac on 128th,”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway: Average sales price up +9% vs 2013

Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway: Average sales price up +9% vs 2013

If you haven’t already, please “Like” our Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Facebook Page! Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Northwest... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Parkside Garden Club Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 3

SAVE THE DATE: Parkside Garden Club Plant Sale will be Saturday, May 3

The annual Parkside Garden Club Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 3 at the Albertson’s Five Corner parking lot, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. “This is our biggest fundraiser and proceeds are... [Read more]

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LEGAL TIP: You may be able to settle your debts for a fraction of what you owe

by Marine View Law & Escrow DID YOU KNOW… …hat you may be able to settle your debts for a fraction of what you owe? At Marine View Law & Escrow, we provide comprehensive legal services... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Citizens of the Year’ honored at Monday night’s council meeting

PHOTOS: ‘Citizens of the Year’ honored at Monday night’s council meeting

Just before the start of Monday night’s (April 21) City Council meeting, the 2014 “Citizens of the Year” were honored at City Hall for making “significant contributions to the community.” Winners... [Read more]

‘Dining Out For Life’ returns Thursday to raise funds to fight hunger and illness

‘Dining Out For Life’ returns Thursday to raise funds to fight hunger and illness

Lifelong’s ‘Dining Out For Life’ presented by BECU returns for its 21th year THIS Thursday, April 24, with Burien’s The Mark Restaurant participating. On this day, nearly 150 restaurants... [Read more]

Power outage affecting 140 City Light customers on Ambaum in Burien

Power outage affecting 140 City Light customers on Ambaum in Burien

A power outage caused by an equipment failure that started at 5:56 a.m. on Monday, April 21 has put 140 customers in the dark in Burien, according to Seattle City Light. The outage is on/near Ambaum... [Read more]

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools releases new video, ‘A Path to Success’

VIDEO: Highline Public Schools releases new video, ‘A Path to Success’

Highline Public Schools released a new animated promotional video, called “A Path to Success,” which you can view below: A Path to Success from Highline Public Schools on Vimeo. Editor Scott... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Wesley Homes hosting Dr. George Scranton’s ‘The Walk’ April 28

Advertiser Wesley Homes hosting Dr. George Scranton’s ‘The Walk’ April 28

Advertiser Wesley Homes will be hosting Dr. George Scranton’s adaptation of “The Walk” at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 28, and all are invited. “Dr. Scranton’s creative adaptation transports... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Cove on Saturday night, May 3

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Cove on Saturday night, May 3

A ‘Cinco de Mayo’ party will be held at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 3, from 7 p.m. — 11:30 p.m., with music by “Uncle Ernie.” Advance Tickets are $25, or $30 at the... [Read more]

Demolition has begun at the old Sunny Terrace Elementary School

Demolition has begun at the old Sunny Terrace Elementary School

Demolition has begun at the old Sunny Terrace Elementary School, located at 1010 South 146th Street in Burien’s Northeast Redevelopment Area (NERA). Built in/around 1960 and closed as a school in... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Relay for Life will be May 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

Fundraiser for Relay for Life will be May 3 at Resurrection Lutheran Church

A fundraiser sale for Relay for Life Highline will be held Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church, located at 134 So. 206th Street in Des Moines. Here are the details: WHAT:... [Read more]

Burien Police make major drug bust, seize guns, $400,000 in cash

Burien Police make major drug bust, seize guns, $400,000 in cash

The Burien Police Department seized $400,000 in cash, along with drugs and guns after serving a search warrant on a car and two homes this week. Police became suspicious after finding the large amount... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway Open House: beautiful new 4-BD home in Des Moines!

Berkshire Hathaway Open House: beautiful new 4-BD home in Des Moines!

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Northwest’s Open House – set for this Saturday, April 19 – is a beautiful and convenient new 4-bedroom home in Des Moines! This 2.5 bath... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Be sure to visit Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

Be sure to visit Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Easter Egg Hunt Saturday

Be sure and stop by Advertiser Normandy Park Market’s Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, April 19, starting at 10 a.m. Normandy Park Market, located at Normandy Park Towne Center, is the newest full-size,... [Read more]

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28

Highline Premier FC Soccer Club tryouts start April 28 and continue through May 18. “Highline Premier FC is the official Premier Development program of the Highline Soccer Association (West Seattle... [Read more]

Normandy Park Arts Fest will be June 7–8; Artist application deadline is May 29

Normandy Park Arts Fest will be June 7–8; Artist application deadline is May 29

The 16th annual Normandy Parks Arts Festival will be held at the Normandy Park City Hall from June 7 – 8, and the Artist application deadline is May 29. “All the world is a stage and you’re... [Read more]

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools receive ‘Washington Achievement Awards’

Six Highline Public Schools have been honored with 2013 Washington Achievement Awards, the state’s highest education award. Two schools earned top honors for achievement in more than one category. “Our... [Read more]

Sponsored Post SEIU 1199 NW: ‘Standing Up for Our Community Hospital’

SEIU 1199 NW: ‘Standing Up for Our Community Hospital’

From Advertiser SEIU 1199 NW, who are picketing at Highline Medical Center today (Wed., April 16) at 3:30 p.m.: Standing Up for Our Community Hospital Highline Medical Center is our community hospital,... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society‘s online auction opens – shop for Mother’s Day!

Highline Historical Society‘s online auction opens – shop for Mother’s Day!

The Highline Historical Society’s online fundraiser auction is officially open! From now through May 3 at 7 p.m., shoppers can browse through a virtual storehouse of inspired merchandise and fun experiences... [Read more]

Fight between 2 men leads to stabbing at Burien Transit Center Tuesday night

Fight between 2 men leads to stabbing at Burien Transit Center Tuesday night

Burien Police and the King County Sheriff’s Office are both reporting of a stabbing at the Burien Transit Center Tuesday night (April 15), injuring two men…

MISSING: ‘Blacktop’ the cat is missing

MISSING: ‘Blacktop’ the cat is missing

Blacktop the cat is missing from his new foster home on S. 150th and 8th Ave S.: He is a 9lb male, just neutered, from the streets of Tukwila. “Blacktop is friendly but very shy,” said Marianne.... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help restore  Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19

Volunteers needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19

Volunteers are needed to help restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, April 19, from 9 a.m. – Noon. “No experience is required!” reads an announcement. “We will remove invasive plants... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s 2014 Farmers Market season starts Thursday, May 1

Discover Burien’s 2014 Farmers Market season starts Thursday, May 1

[EDITOR'S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] Discover Burien will again put on its weekly Farmers Market starting Thursday, May... [Read more]